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The String Bean

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106 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012-3104
+1 704-825-3636
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09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Roanoke, Virginia
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132 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch on a Friday night, very busy, but didn't have to wait for a table. The food was yummy! We had the fried pickles, buffalo burger, shrimp & grits, and the bacon cheeseburger. Everything was delicious! Great beer and wine selection. There was a nice outdoor patio area. Definitely recommended!

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2 Thank MGW_11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely great and amazing atmosphere! The food is amazing and fresh! Their market is great fresh cut meat. The beer list is incredible. They also have bottles of wines you can buy and open there. They have a great staff they have good energy and good spirit. There is a waitress there her name is Sarah Gellner and she is... More 

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1 Thank Emily B
Belmont, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The String Bean is definitely one of the best restaurants, if not the best, in Belmont, NC. With that being said, their menu ranges from salads and sandwiches to fresh seafood and butcher market. We come here a lot and have always enjoyed our meals, however, the seafood and meat specials tend to be very pricey so we never go... More 

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1 Thank hamcsherry
Charlotte, North Carolina
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529 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited the String Bean one Saturday night. We decided on indoor seating, and after walking by the cuts of meat and fish, I settled on the trout with eggplant fries. It was all very good, but the fish was $26. They have several other less expensive options that would be equally appealing, including the wrap my... More 

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2 Thank Bowmanator22
Clover, South Carolina
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236 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the food is very good. Very good. Now the bad news: The parking sucks and the service is slow, I mean real slow. We waited almost 45 minutes for our meal. Luckily there was live entertainment and the waiter was very friendly. Only other complaint: The restrooms, which are the individual type, with a lock on the door... More 

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1 Thank RAFincher
Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in to The String Bean late last night not realizing they were closing within the hour. We were greeted, seated and treated like we were welcome guests without a care for the late hour. The menu is extensive, and our waitress Kat was patient with our questions. Everything was delicious and perfectly prepared. As we were finishing our... More 

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2 Thank ny2oh2nc
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint little place the downtown area. Had to wait for a table maybe 15 mins. Understand they had a bunch of new people on staff. Food was still great. Wife had the tuna salad, tuna was little overdone but still very tasty. Huge salad. I had the cow pig. Sort of a beef pork burger with a terrific sauce on... More 

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2 Thank DiggerDan14
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just ok and when your asked to pay that much it needs to be out of this world. They didn't seem to like to go orders. Like we were a burdened to them.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at SB yesterday afternoon. They had a tasty selection of local beers. I enjoyed a bacon burger. They ground the bacon into the burger...oh so yummy! We sat on the patio which was nice but the chairs were saggy and low.

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1 Thank Shannon K
NC
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday night and after a little mixup for the seating we had a nice outdoor table. Our table of three served by a friendly and sharp server, however some of our choices were out which was a disappointment. Good beer and wine selection and decent fresh food. We'll go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012-3104
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 704-825-3636
Description
Located in Historic Downtown Belmont, our building is right on main street. We have our very own parking, conveniently located right beside our newly renovated, large outdoor patio. Just keep an eye out for The String Bean 'green' shade sails.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?